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“He’s just as good as Tyson Fury’ – Anthony Joshua says as he names five boxers he could fight take after fighting Oleksandr Usyk
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“He’s just as good as Tyson Fury’ – Anthony Joshua says as he names five boxers he could fight take after fighting Oleksandr Usyk

Heavyweight boxing champion, Anthony Joshua has named five fights he could have after Oleksandr Usyk and also claims his next opponent is ‘just as good’ as Tyson Fury. AJ’s clash with Usyk was finally confirmed on Tuesday, July 20 as a 60,000 sell-out for September 25 at Tottenham Hotspur stadium. AJ, 31, won Olympic super-heavyweight gold at London 2012 the day after Usyk, now 34, won the same medal in the heavyweight division. Usyk went on to rule the 14st 4lbs cruiserweight division as undisputed champion and has now enjoyed two warm-up fights in the blue-riband ranks. Now the WBO has ordered 24-1 AJ to face the undefeated southpaw - and the Englishman is adamant he possesses just as many skills as Fury. However, Joshua who has the WBA, IBF and WBO titles, says he...
Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder trilogy Fight Rearranged for October 9
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Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder trilogy Fight Rearranged for October 9

Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder’s heavyweight trilogy bout has been postponed after the Briton contracted Covid-19. The rivals were set to clash for the third time in Las Vegas on 24 July, with the first fight having ended as a split draw in December 2018 before Fury stopped Wilder in the seventh round in February 2020. WBC champion Fury had agreed on a deal to take on compatriot Anthony Joshua this summer, but an arbitrator ruled in May that the ‘Gypsy King’ was contractually obliged to face Wilder once more by September. Fury’s third fight against his American rival will now be held on October 9 Fury said: “I want nothing more than to smash the ‘Big Dosser’ on 24 July, but I guess the beating will have to wait. Make no mistake, I will be back and better than ever. We will f...
Tyson Fury says he might not fight Anthony Joshua next after Deontay Wilder fight; names six possible heavyweight challengers
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Tyson Fury says he might not fight Anthony Joshua next after Deontay Wilder fight; names six possible heavyweight challengers

WBC Heavyweight champion, Tyson Fury has revealed that he might not fight Anthony Joshua immediately after fighting Deontay Wilder later this month. The ‘Gypsy King’ will face Deontay Wilder for a third time on July 24,  and fans are hoping to see him meet Anthony Joshua soon after but Fury says the fight might not be easily put back together after negotiations fell through in May following Wilder’s arbitration victory. Joshua’s team have spent the past month negotiating with Oleksandr Usyk and that fight is now planned for September 25. Fury says he might not fight Joshua this year because there is a two-month difference between his fight and Joshua's fight, and he intends to fight twice this year. Speaking to talkSPORT’s Gareth A Davies, Fury said: “One thing I will s...
‘I’m going to run you over with a train’ – Deontay Wilder tells Tyson Fury ahead of July trilogy fight
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‘I’m going to run you over with a train’ – Deontay Wilder tells Tyson Fury ahead of July trilogy fight

Former WBC champion, Deontay Wilder has warned current WBC champion, Tyson Fury ahead of their third fight in Las Vegas on July 24.   Wilder, an Alabama native, will attempt to avenge his stoppage loss to Fury when the heavyweight rivals share the ring and Wilder has threatened Fury.   Tyson Fury said the third fight against Deontay Wilder will finish even quicker than his emphatic win last time around.   At this month's pre-match press conference, Fury had told Wilder that he would build his weight up to 300lbs to 'run him over like I'm an 18-wheeler.' But Wilder has posted his response on social media after appearing to lift a 310lb weight that would be bigger than Fury's envisioned weight. "I'm going be a train," said Wilder. "You say a semi-tr...
Anthony Joshua makes Prediction for Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder 3
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Anthony Joshua makes Prediction for Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder 3

Heavyweight Boxing champion, Anthony Joshua has made his prediction for Tyson Fury's third clash with Deontay Wilder coming up next month. Anthony Joshua was closing in on an undisputed showdown with Fury last month, only for Wilder to win an arbitration case and force Fury to fight him for the third time. Joshua who is the WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight champion, will also face Oleksandr Usyk in UK. Joshua though wants to fight Fury after his next fight and has now predicted a win for Fury against Wilder. Joshua told White and Jordan on talkSPORT: “I’ve gotta defend my titles. “I’m gonna be training alongside Ben [Whittaker] and the GB Team, preparing for my championship fight while these guys prepare for the Olympics. “I’m gonna win because I have to, I’ve got no ...
My Fight with Tyson Fury has to happen. It’s bigger than boxing, bigger than the belts – Anthony Joshua
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My Fight with Tyson Fury has to happen. It’s bigger than boxing, bigger than the belts – Anthony Joshua

Heavyweight boxing champion, Anthony Joshua has stated that he must fight Tyson Fury no matter what happens in his next fight. A court arbitration in the US ruled that Fury must fight Deontay Wilder causing the collapse of the fight between Fury and Joshua. Fury and Wilder will now clash on July 24 in Las Vegas in a third WBC heavyweight title fight while Joshua will defend his IBF, WBA and WBO gold against mandatory challenger Oleksandr Usyk in late September at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London. According to Joshua who is the WBO, IBO and IBF champion, Tyson's team is to blame for their proposed fight breaking down but insists thr world title clash 'has to happen' in the future because it is "bigger than boxing, bigger than the belts". Joshua told Sky Sports News "U...
Wilder will Knock Anthony Joshua Out in Round 1 – Fury
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Wilder will Knock Anthony Joshua Out in Round 1 – Fury

  British boxer, Tyson Fury, has claimed Deontay Wilder will knock out Anthony Joshua in the first round if they ever fight. He also lashed out at Joshua and his promoter Eddie Hearn, claiming “they are businessmen and I am a Spartan”. Fury will defend his WBC heavyweight belt against Wilder in Las Vegas on July 24. This comes after a mega-fight with Joshua fell apart. Joshua will instead put his IBF, WBA and WBO belts on the line against Oleksandr Usyk in September. “I’ll deal with these guys later – the most important thing to me is Wilder, the most dangerous heavyweight in the world who would knock out Joshua in the first round. “I’ve got to get past Wilder then those guys will get their five minutes of fame. I’ll give them the biggest beatdown they have ha...
Fury and Wilder face to face – expect mind games!
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Fury and Wilder face to face – expect mind games!

The last time Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder sat at a press conference to debate their fight, the first meaningful blow was landed. Trouble was, Wilder did not realise. "What I did last time wasn't good enough so I'm changing it up, and we'll look for the knockout," Fury said. "It's a bold move to fight fire with fire. But there it was, not so much a clue but a clear and obvious declaration from Fury that he intended to perform a 180-degree about-turn with his tactics. Sure enough, he rampaged through a startled Wilder in seven dominant rounds of their rematch. They will come head to head for the first time since Wilder was left bloodied and floored, his unbeaten record and fearsome aura in tatters, on Tuesday at 9pm to officially announce a trilogy match for July 24 in L...
Deontay Wilder vows to “decapitate” Tyson Fury as he sends warning to him ahead of their trilogy fight
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Deontay Wilder vows to “decapitate” Tyson Fury as he sends warning to him ahead of their trilogy fight

Deontay Wilder has vowed to "decapitate" Tyson Fury when they fight for the third time. The Gypsy King was set to take on Anthony Joshua in their undisputed heavyweight title fight on August 14 in Saudi Arabia, before an arbitration case by Wilder ordered a trilogy between himself and Tyson Fury. A judge ruled that Fury must go through with his contracted trilogy fight with Deontay Wilder by September 2021. Recall Fury and Wilder signed a two-fight deal to meet again twice in 2020 after their first fight in 2018, which ended in a draw. The Brit defeated the American to take his WBC heavyweight title in February 2020 and Wilder then activated his clause to force a trilogy contest. The trilogy fight has now been set for July 24. Bronze Bomber' said he is aiming to make no ...
Anthony Joshua ordered to defend his WBO heavyweight title against mandatory challenger Oleksandr Usyk after the collapse of his mega-fight with Tyson Fury
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Anthony Joshua ordered to defend his WBO heavyweight title against mandatory challenger Oleksandr Usyk after the collapse of his mega-fight with Tyson Fury

Anthony Joshua has been ordered by the  WBO to defend his heavyweight title against mandatory challenger Oleksandr Usyk following the collapse of his mega-fight with Tyson Fury. The British Nigerian boxer was all set to face Fury in Saudi Arabia in August but an arbitration hearing ordered a trilogy between Wilder and Tyson Fury. A judge ruled that Fury must go through with his contracted trilogy fight with Deontay Wilder, with the clash now set for July 24. Now Joshua must also face another bout before a potential clash with Fury. Joshua's boxing promoter, Eddie Hearn requested an extension until May 24 to 'show cause' notice in order to 'discuss the subject matter and other related affairs' with Joshua, but Usyk's team objected. The WBO sided with the Ukrainian and the...
Update: Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua could be forced into paying Deontay Wilder £5.65m to step-aside
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Update: Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua could be forced into paying Deontay Wilder £5.65m to step-aside

Boxer, Deontay Wilder could be in for a £5.65million pay day from Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury after a US court ruled in his favour. Fury and Wilder were meant to fight last summer for the third time as stipulated in their contract but Coronavirus restrictions plus Wilder's claim of injury stopped the match from going through. After Fury began negotiations to fight Joshua, Wilder came back asking that his fight contract with Fury be respected and carried out but Fury rejected his proposal saying the contract timing has already expired. Now a court has ruled that the trilogy fight clause in the Deontay's contract with the Gypsy King must be honoured by September 15. The decision will be a major problem for Fury and Joshua who have a 200 million dollars fight scheduled i...
Anthony Joshua’s world title fight with Tyson Fury plunged into serious doubt as judge tells Gypsy King to fight Deontay Wilder
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Anthony Joshua’s world title fight with Tyson Fury plunged into serious doubt as judge tells Gypsy King to fight Deontay Wilder

The world title fight between Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury fight is under serious threat as Deontay Wilder has won his legal case for a trilogy bout against the ‘Gypsy King’. The two British heavyweight champions were all set to meet in an undisputed showdown on August 14 in Saudi Arabia, however, the bout may not happen. A judge ruled that Fury must go through with his contracted trilogy fight with Deontay Wilder by September 2021. Recall Fury and Wilder signed a two-fight deal to meet again twice in 2020 after their first fight in 2018, which ended in a draw. The Brit defeated the American to take his WBC heavyweight title in February 2020 and Wilder then activated his clause to force a trilogy contest. After delays pushed the fight back several times – including an i...
Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury: David Haye Predicts Winner of Heavyweight bout
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Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury: David Haye Predicts Winner of Heavyweight bout

  British former professional boxer, David Haye has predicted an early knockout when Anthony Joshua takes on Tyson Fury in August. Haye said he is expecting Joshua to secure a knockout early in the fight. The showdown has been fixed for August 14 in Saudi Arabia, when a unified heavyweight champion will be crowned. Nigerian-British boxer will present his WBA, WBO, IBF and IBO titles to the party, while Fury will come with his WBC and Ring Magazine belts. Fury, the unbeaten Gypsy King, has been tipped by many to claim the day, but Haye feels Joshua will pull off the upset in spectacular style. “I like the dedication of Joshua and I think he has a good chance of winning it early,” Haye told the Press Association. “People think I’m crazy but that’s just the way I...
Final Date for Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury Fight Confirmed
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Final Date for Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury Fight Confirmed

  Tyson Fury has confirmed that his world heavyweight title bout with Anthony Joshua, will take place August 14. The 31-year-old Joshua holds the WBA, WBO and IBF belts, while Fury, 32, is WBC champion. The fight will see all four belts on the line in a heavyweight bout for the first time in history. The last undisputed heavyweight champion was Lennox Lewis from 1999 to 2000, before a boxer had to also hold the WBO belt to be recognised as undisputed champion. In announcing the fight date in a video on Twitter, Fury said: “All eyes of the world will be on the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and I cannot wait to smash Anthony Joshua on the biggest stage of all times. “This is going to be the biggest sporting event ever to grace the planet earth. Do not miss it.”
Potential Dates for Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury Fight revealed
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Potential Dates for Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury Fight revealed

  Boxing promoter, Eddie Hearn, has said Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury will be staged in Saudi Arabia on August 7 or 14 However, Hearn admitted he is “frustrated” the fight is yet to be finalised. He claimed Joshua is growing impatient with Fury, who is yet to agree to the remaining terms but remains confident the fight will be announced this week. “August 7th, August 14th,” Hearn told Sky Sports News about a potential date. “I think it’s a very bad secret that the fight is happening in Saudi Arabia. To be honest with you, I don’t mind giving you that information. Bob Arum [Fury’s US promoter] has already done it. “It’s the same people that we did the deal with Andy Ruiz [rematch]. That event was spectacular. “As partners, they were fantastic as well. We’re ver...
‘Less Talk More Action’ – Boxers Anthony Joshua And Tyson Fury Clash On Twitter
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‘Less Talk More Action’ – Boxers Anthony Joshua And Tyson Fury Clash On Twitter

WBO heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua and his colleague boxer, Tyson Fury have clashed on micro-blogging platform, Twitter ahead of their upcoming bout. The rivalry between the two British boxing champs keeps getting fiercer and the tension is looming as both have fighters have declared a knockout during their clash in the ring. In a new development, Anthony Joshua took a jab at Tyson Fury telling him to talk less and do more action as fans are turned off the too much talk. Anthony Joshua wrote; ‘Spartan’. I’m tired. My fans are tired. Your fans are tired. We’re all tired of the talk. Less talk. More action! Responding to him, Tyson Fury wrote; Come get some then you big ugly Dosser??? YOUR NO TALK NO ACTION. @nomsoharuna I like Tyson fury but his...
I have Deontay Wilder’s a**, soul, mojo and balls in my pocket, i own them! – Tyson Fury
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I have Deontay Wilder’s a**, soul, mojo and balls in my pocket, i own them! – Tyson Fury

Tyson Fury believes Deontay Wilder has not yet mentally recovered from their rematch. Back in February 2020, Fury stopped Wilder in the seventh round to capture the WBC heavyweight title. Wilder has been out of the ring since the loss to Fury. A planned trilogy was scheduled for July of last year, but then delayed several times due to the coronavirus pandemic. Fury and his team eventually announced that Wider's rematch clause had expired and they would fight someone else. Wilder then filed a legal action to enforce the rematch clause. The two sides are involved in an ongoing arbitration process, with a decision yet to be made. Fury meanwhile is close to finalizing a deal to face Anthony Joshua, who holds the IBF, IBO, WBA, WBO world titles. Their fight would li...
Hearn Confirms Saunders Suffered ‘Multiple Fractures’
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Hearn Confirms Saunders Suffered ‘Multiple Fractures’

Billy Joe Saunders will undergo surgery after suffering "multiple fractures" to the area around his eye during his stoppage loss to Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez, says promoter Eddie Hearn. The British fighter was taken away by ambulance after the super-middleweight showdown was waved off before the ninth round, as Canelo unified the WBC, WBA and WBO belts at the AT&T Stadium, Arlington. And Hearn tweeted on Sunday: "Just at hospital in Dallas, (Billy Joe Saunders) stayed overnight. "Suffered multiple fractures to orbital area and will undergo surgery this afternoon." Matchroom boss Hearn had confirmed after the fight that Saunders was prevented from continuing by his corner after suffering the injury. "He couldn't see," Hearn told DAZN. "I spok...
Anthony Joshua Versus Tyson Fury Now In Serious Jeopardy – Bob Arum
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Anthony Joshua Versus Tyson Fury Now In Serious Jeopardy – Bob Arum

Anthony Joshua’s undisputed showdown with Tyson Fury is in serious jeopardy due to a lack of communication, according to The Gypsy King’s promoter Bob Arum, reports givemesport.com. The Top Rank boss says making the fight – which is already being billed as the biggest in the history of British boxing – has become complicated now because negotiations have reportedly stalled. Reports over the past couple of months have surfaced about Fury potentially fighting WBA, WBO and IBF champion Joshua in Saudi Arabia this summer. However, Arum is adamant Fury could fight former WBC champion Deontay Wilder next instead of Joshua. When asked if Fury will face Joshua next, Arum said to BoxingScene: “Maybe we’ll breathe some life into Wilder, and Fury will fight Wilder and Joshua will figh...
“If You Make It Pass 3rd Round I’ll Quit” – Tyson Fury To Anthony Joshua (Video)
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“If You Make It Pass 3rd Round I’ll Quit” – Tyson Fury To Anthony Joshua (Video)

Tyson fury calls out Anthony Joshua about their upcoming match. In the video below, He promised the fight will not make it into the fourth round, one way or another. Fury said: "While I'm on a rant, I may as well call out one more person; a big useless dosser, not a real fighting man, hype job, bodybuild, crossfit, big, ugly s***house. "And that's Anthony Joshua. AJ, if you're out there let's make this fight happen you big dosser, you big s***house, bum dosser. "I'm going to smash your face in too, and there's not one thing you can do about it. Prove me wrong sucker, prove me wrong. "I'm No1, numero uno." Fury then added: "Just been thinking, another message for AJ; AJ, if you go past three rounds with me, I'll quit in the corner. "Because that's how confident I ...
Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury to Equally Share Saudi Arabia Hosting Fee of $150million for Blockbuster Fight
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Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury to Equally Share Saudi Arabia Hosting Fee of $150million for Blockbuster Fight

Saudi Arabia has proposed $150million as site fee to host Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury this summer and both fighters will share the money equally, it has been revealed. Contracts are signed for the British heavyweight stars to fight for the undisputed WBA, WBC, IBF and WBO heavyweight championship of the world but the date and venue are yet to be officially confirmed. AJ’s promoter Eddie Hearn last week explained that both camps have agreed on a site deal. Now, according to ESPN, it can be revealed that the site fee is upwards of $150million and if finalised as expected, each boxer will make $75million from the site deal alone, with the rest of the money (several million dollars) set for expenses such as undercard fights. ESPN’s Mark Kriegel explained: “The proposed site f...
Anthony Joshua invites Floyd Mayweather and Wladimir Klitschko to train with him ahead of his mega-fight with Tyson Fury 
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Anthony Joshua invites Floyd Mayweather and Wladimir Klitschko to train with him ahead of his mega-fight with Tyson Fury 

Anthony Joshua has invited boxing legends Floyd Mayweather and Wladimir Klitschko to help prepare him for his mega with Tyson Fury. The highly anticipated undisputed showdow is on the brink of being announced after both fighters agreed on a venue for the multi-million-pound showdown. The British-Nigerian boxer, 32, officially began his training camp for The Gypsy King earlier this month and has invited both Floyd Mayweather and Wladimir Klitschko before the blockbuster bout. Chatting to Pro Beez of Pep Talk UK, Joshua said of Mayweather: “He’s a great man. "To have someone like that with the boxing brain – you need to be around fighters as a boxer. “Footballers need to be around footballers, boxers need to be around boxers. "Lions stay around lions, lions don’t hang a...
Anthony Joshua Will Beat Fury Because He Is Physically Superior – David Haye
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Anthony Joshua Will Beat Fury Because He Is Physically Superior – David Haye

David Haye: "The skilled boxer doesn't always win. The boxer with speed, endurance, will to win, strategy, who has trained correctly? There a million elements that go into winning a boxing match but people ignore everything except skills" IBF, WBA and WBO champion Joshua and WBC title-holder Fury have now "approved a site offer" for their undisputed heavyweight title fight to crown the division's No 1. Former heavyweight champion Haye told Sky Sports: "Joshua will win the fight. "His loss against Andy Ruiz Jr taught him a valuable lesson about complacency and believing your own hype. "I think Fury is flying so high after his victory in Las Vegas [over Deontay Wilder] and believes he is unbeatable. For good reason - if I were him, I'd think so too. "Joshua has tasted defe...
Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury ‘Approve’ offer for Undisputed World title Fight
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Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury ‘Approve’ offer for Undisputed World title Fight

  Boxing promoter, Eddie Hearn, has said Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury have “approved” a site offer for their undisputed world heavyweight title fight this summer. The two Britons have been considering “multiple” offers to stage their blockbuster battle. Hearn did not reveal a date and venue, but confirmed that unified champion Joshua and the WBC title holder Fury, had reached an agreement over a location. Hearn told Behind The Gloves: “Both sides have approved the site offer that they want to go with, and now we’re just finalising the site deal and we’re in a great place. “We just had five or 10 minutes together and it was good, because I don’t represent Tyson Fury, so I don’t know what is in his mind. What he basically cemented in my mind was, this is the only fig...
Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury Mega-fight Could Face new Delay due to Olympics
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Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury Mega-fight Could Face new Delay due to Olympics

Tyson Fury's much anticipated fight with Anthony Joshua could be further delayed due to the upcoming Olympics. The two heavyweights are looking to set a date for their unification bout which had been planned for this summer but the fight could be delayed further due Joshua's coach being involved in the Olympics with Team Great Britain. Rob McCracken, Joshua's coach, will be in Tokyo with Team GB for the Olympic Games between July 23 until August 8 which would affect Joshua's preparations. Now, Fury's promoter Frank Warren says he expects the fight to happen in late August or potentially September. Apart from that factor, a location for the bout is also set to be decided with the likes of Saudi Arabia and the USA touted as venues. Fury, who spoke earlier this week, cl...
Tom Schwarz, best known for fighting Tyson Fury in 2019, faces 10 years in jail after allegedly breaking ex-fiancee’s jaw in three places
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Tom Schwarz, best known for fighting Tyson Fury in 2019, faces 10 years in jail after allegedly breaking ex-fiancee’s jaw in three places

Tyson Fury's former opponent Tom Schwarz could be sent to jail for up to 10 years, with shock reports in Germany claiming the heavyweight boxer broke his ex-fiancee's jaw in three places. Schwarz, 26, who was beaten inside two rounds by WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury back in June 2019, is now on trial for the alleged attack that happened in May 2020. Schwarz has been accused of punching his former partner Tessa Schimschar in a restaurant car park in Germany, with German reports claiming she filed a charge for grievous body harm after being taken to a local hospital with horrendous injuries. If he is found guilty in the trial, Schwarz faces up to 10 years behind bars. Public prosecutor Thomas Kramer is quoted as saying: "During the dispute, [Schwarz] gave the woman a ma...
Tyson Fury’s Loses Serious Weight Ahead of Anthony Joshua Fight
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Tyson Fury’s Loses Serious Weight Ahead of Anthony Joshua Fight

Tyson Fury looks to be in unbelievable shape for his world heavyweight title unification fight against Anthony Joshua this year. The WBC and Ring Magazine heavyweight champion has not fought since his victory over Deontay Wilder in February 2020. Six weeks ago, Fury showed off an obese figure as he went for an ice-cold dip in Morecambe beach leading many people to doubt his preparation for the fight with Joshua. However, taking to Instagram to model off his latest merchandise, ‘The Gypsy King’ displayed a far leaner physique. See the photo below.
Dilian Whyte Knocks Povetkin out to Gain Revenge
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Dilian Whyte Knocks Povetkin out to Gain Revenge

  Dillian Whyte exacted revenge on Alexander Povetkin to get his world title charge back on track. Seven months, Whyte dropped Povetkin twice in the fourth round, but was brutally KO’ed in the fifth. However, on Saturday night, the Brixton man iced Povetkin in that same fourth round in Gibraltar. Whyte’s world title dreams would have been in tatters if he was defeated again, having seen his status as WBC mandatory challenger end after a 1,000-day wait. ‘The Body Snatcher’ can now prepare to pounce as soon as old rivals Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury need a dance partner. Deontay Wilder has, however, suggested as Whyte’s next opponent by promoter Eddie Hearn.
Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury: Mike Tyson predicts winner of heavyweight fight
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Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury: Mike Tyson predicts winner of heavyweight fight

  Former heavyweight boxing champion, Mike Tyson, has backed Tyson Fury to beat Anthony Joshua when both British boxers clash in a heavyweight title fight. Tyson believes the speed Fury possesses means he will be able to defeat Joshua and avoid his powerful punches. According to him, if Fury can get away from Deontay Wilder’s fast punches in early 2020, then Joshua might be in trouble. “I f***ing love Joshua, but I think Tyson [Fury] is too elusive,” Iron Mike told Haute Living in a chat on Instagram Live on Tuesday. “He’s a simple guy, even if it doesn’t seem like that from the outside. “He’s not going to be able to hit him. “I like Joshua a lot, and maybe he punches harder than Wilder, but he doesn’t punch faster than Wilder. “And if he doesn’t punch fast...
Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury Fight Could Go Either Way – Dillian Whyte Says
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Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury Fight Could Go Either Way – Dillian Whyte Says

Heavyweight contender, Dillian Whyte, believes the scheduled unification fight between heavyweight champions Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury could go either way. Fury and Joshua have signed a mega-contract for two fights, and will put their titles on the line in an undisputed clash, with the first likely to take place this summer. Former undisputed heavyweight champion Iron Mike Tyson predicted that Fury would be “too elusive” for Joshua when they meet. But Whyte, in an op-ed for the BBC, wrote: “Joshua is strong, has good speed and he’s shown resilience coming back when he’s been hurt against other fighters. “Against Andy Ruiz he got knocked out, but he showed versatility second time around in the rematch, not taking any chances. “Fury is very slick, has good reflexes and go...
Check out Where Tyson Fury, Deontay Wilder and Anthony Joshua rank in the new Boxing Heavyweight Pound-for-pound Rankings
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Check out Where Tyson Fury, Deontay Wilder and Anthony Joshua rank in the new Boxing Heavyweight Pound-for-pound Rankings

Ring Magazine has released it's monthly rankings for the top boxers in the heavyweight category. Tyson Fury, still tops the rankings as the reigning champion of the Ring Magazine belt while other fighters like Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder follow suit. Joshua ranks second while Deontay Wilder ranks third. Dillian Whyte is ranked 5th while Alexander Povetkin who Whyte lost to last August is ranked 4th. Whyte is set to face Povetkin this weekend in Gilbatrar. Had Whyte been victorious in the first fight he would have officially been next in line for Tyson Fury’s WBC heavyweight title. Fury, meanwhile, is set to meet Anthony Joshua twice in 2021 as they look to crown an undisputed heavyweight champion with all the belts on the line. See the full list below. The...
Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury Finally Sign Deal for Undisputed World Heavyweight title Fight
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Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury Finally Sign Deal for Undisputed World Heavyweight title Fight

Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury have finally signed a two-fight deal for an undisputed world heavyweight title fight.The British boxers have been locked in negotiations in the past months.They have now finally finalised terms for the blockbuster battle, with a date and venue to be confirmed.Joshua’s promoter, Eddie Hearn, told Sky Sports: “All parties have now put pen to paper.“We will be working hard over the next few weeks to confirm the site and date for the biggest fight in boxing.”Joshua defeated Bulgarian boxer, Kubrat Pulev last December to retain his IBF, WBO and WBA titles, while Fury currently holds the WBC belt.
I Can Beat Anthony Joshua With One Arm Tied Behind My Back, Tyson Fury Reaveals
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I Can Beat Anthony Joshua With One Arm Tied Behind My Back, Tyson Fury Reaveals

Tyson Fury is a British boxer that hold the belt for WBC title. The much talked about fight between Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua has been gaining Momentum over the past few months. Tyson Fury has come out to say he can beat his boxing counterpart with just one hand and the other tied behind his back. For the first time in the history of boxing the WBC, WBA, IBF and WBO belts will be set forward as the winner of the match takes it all. Tyson Fury fought Deontay Wilder, 35 in February last year and he defeated Wilder in the Match. Although Anthony Joshua is 31-years old and the Nigerian Defeated Kubrat Pulev who is 39 year old recently, and it seems Joshua can give Fury a run for his money because it will be a match to watch. It seems that negotiations are on going to lan...
Tyson Fury Reveals Why he Licked Deontay Wilder’s Blood During Fight
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Tyson Fury Reveals Why he Licked Deontay Wilder’s Blood During Fight

British boxer, Tyson Fury, has spoken about his victory over Deontay Wilder last year and revealed why he licked blood off the American’s body. Just over a year after their first bout ended in a controversial draw in December 2018, the Gypsy King produced the performance of his career to beat Wilder by knockout in the seventh round, after the Bronze Bomber’s corner threw in the towel last February. A dramatic moment during the fight came in the sixth round, when Fury licked the blood on Wilder’s neck, whilst the two boxers were in a hold in a corner. Fury has now told ESPN: “In a pre-fight interview I said I would taste Deontay Wilder’s blood this time. “I had an opportunity in round six so I had to taste his blood to see what my prey would taste like.   “I was the h...
Andy Ruiz Jr Tips Tyson Fury to Beat Anthony Joshua as Blockbuster Unification Draws Near
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Andy Ruiz Jr Tips Tyson Fury to Beat Anthony Joshua as Blockbuster Unification Draws Near

Former heavyweight boxing champion Andy Ruiz Jr. has stated that Anthony Joshua will lose his eagerly-anticipated heavyweight title unification fight with Tyson Fury. Fury vs Joshua has been tagged the biggest fight in the history of British boxing, and is now set to take place in the summer, with all belts at stake. WBC king Fury, known for his skills and masterful body defence has been tipped by many to get the better of the powerful AJ, who once lost to Ruiz Jr in 2019. Ruiz has now opined that Joshua will lose to Fury. Ruiz told Little Giant Boxing: “I think that it’s gonna be an interesting fight. “I fought Anthony Joshua, I haven’t fought Tyson Fury. Tyson Fury has a real style, he’s tall, he fights tall. “I kinda see Tyson Fury winning that fight. I ...
Hearn Hints at Anthony Joshua-Deontay Wilder Fight
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Hearn Hints at Anthony Joshua-Deontay Wilder Fight

  Boxing promoter, Eddie Hearn, has said Anthony Joshua vs Deontay Wilder can still be the “right” fight. However, Hearn admits the bout will not happen until at least, 2022. Joshua had been frustrated in his bid to agree a deal with Wilder. Any lingering hopes of a bout appeared to be ended when Wilder’s WBC belt was ripped away by Tyson Fury last year. Joshua is currently in talks about a two-fight contract with Fury. But Hearn refused to rule out Joshua vs Wilder in the future. He told Sky Sports: “If it’s the right fight for AJ, not stylistically, but if it’s the right commercial fight. “Wilder knows he turned down the deal of a lifetime to fight Joshua, but he made his bed and respect to him. “All we’re focusing on is the Tyson Fury fight, and anyth...
“I’d rather die in the battle than try to hide and survive” – Anthony Joshua fires warning to Tyson Fury as their world title fight edges closer
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“I’d rather die in the battle than try to hide and survive” – Anthony Joshua fires warning to Tyson Fury as their world title fight edges closer

Anthony Joshua has fired a stern warning to Tyson Fury as their world title fight edges closer. The British-Nigerian boxer is expected to face Fury in an undisputed world title fight this year, with the pair still in talks to finalize terms for a blockbuster battle that will decide the sport's No 1 heavyweight. Speaking in an interview on his YouTube channel ahead of the fight, the two-time unified world heavyweight champion, said: ”I’d rather die in battle, so I can go to the heavens where the warriors lie than go to battle and try to hide and survive.” ”No matter what the tactics are, no matter how much you study, no matter how much you think you can beat me, I’m just there to win. That’s the fighter’s mentality – some people may not understand it,” he said. He also reite...
‘I’d Rather Die In Battle’ – Anthony Joshua Speaks Ahead Of Fury Matchup
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‘I’d Rather Die In Battle’ – Anthony Joshua Speaks Ahead Of Fury Matchup

Two-time unified world heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua has stepped up the fighting talk and warned Tyson Fury he relishes going to war in the ring as the pair move closer to a heavyweight mega-fight. With politics threatening the bout from taking place, many boxing fans are still hopeful to see the two champions face off for the undisputed crown. ”I’d rather die in battle, so I can go to the heavens where the warriors lie than go to battle and try to hide and survive,” Joshua said in an interview on his YouTube channel on his mindset ahead of the fight. ”No matter what the tactics are, no matter how much you study, no matter how much you think you can beat me, I’m just there to win. That’s the fighter’s mentality – some people may not understand it,” he said. He also r...
Joshua, Fury To Earn $100 Million Each In Heavyweight Showdown
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Joshua, Fury To Earn $100 Million Each In Heavyweight Showdown

A location has finally been confirmed for the all-British showdown between Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury later this year, according to the Gypsy King’s legendary promoter Bob Arum. There has been much clamour for information on the bout, which is being billed as the biggest fight in the history of British boxing – and the destination for the fight is being kept a closely-guarded secret for now. With Saudi Arabia leading the way, and Singapore, Dubai, Qatar and China all staking their claims, Arum has revealed that a location has been decided, with both fighters set to earn a mammoth $100million (£73m) each, regardless of the result in the ring. “We have a location, that’s true,’ Arum told Barbershop Conversations. “We have a location and, as far as the date is confirmed, we ...
Tyson Fury Responds To Anthony Joshua After He Says: ‘A Great Modern Day Fighter Can Compete In Any Era’
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Tyson Fury Responds To Anthony Joshua After He Says: ‘A Great Modern Day Fighter Can Compete In Any Era’

  Tyson Fury has played down Anthony Joshua's claim that a 'great' modern-day fighter will be able to compete in any era by referencing his infamous defeat to Andy Ruiz Jr. 'The Gypsy King' continues to aim shots at the two-time unified heavyweight champion as the pair are reported to have a provisional two-fight agreement in place for 2021. Earlier this week, Fury dismissed Anthony Joshua's knockout claim as just "another lie" and said his British heavyweight rival is suffering from a confidence crisis. After his ninth-round KO of Kubrat Pulev in December, Joshua promised to take Fury's "head off his shoulders" when they eventually fight. But Fury laughed off AJ's knockout threat, claiming that he's never seen Joshua approach a fight that way. And now, after Joshua ...
I Will Knock Anthony Joshua Out Within Two Rounds -Tyson Fury
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I Will Knock Anthony Joshua Out Within Two Rounds -Tyson Fury

Tyson Fury said on Monday he can knock out fellow British world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua inside two rounds due to his recent form. WBC belt holder Fury said following Joshua’s past two bouts — a unanimous points decision over Andy Ruiz Junior in December 2019 and a ninth-round stoppage of Kubrat Pulev last month — the fight would be a no contest. Fury gained a unanimous points decision over Swede Otto Wallin in September 2019 before an impressive seventh-round knock-out to take the WBC title off Deontay Wilder last February. “I don’t believe he’s (Joshua) as good as people crack him up to be, or he doesn’t believe he is in his own self,” Fury told Sky Sports. “He’s got a confidence issue. He’s coming off two shaky performances and boxing is all about who is in fo...
I insulted Deontay Wilder on facetime after beating him and I’ve not heard from him since – Tyson Fury
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I insulted Deontay Wilder on facetime after beating him and I’ve not heard from him since – Tyson Fury

WBC, Ring Magazine and Linear boxing Champion, Tyson Fury has revealed he has spoken to rival Deontay Wilder once, since beating him in February ahead of a rematch in December. Since Wilder lost his WBC crown to Fury in humiliating fashion, he has been silent as the December target date for their trilogy fight draws closer, prompting speculation that he might not take the fight. Fury and Wilder regularly exchanged tweets and text messages over the years but according to Fury, Wilder has gone quiet after he face-timed him in March to insult him.     When asked if he’s heard from Wilder about the trilogy, Fury told White and Jordan on talkSPORT: “I’ve not heard a thing. “He took a FaceTime from me in March. “I called him a bit of a big dosser and then h...
Anthony Joshua Urges Tyson Fury To Retire After They Fight
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Anthony Joshua Urges Tyson Fury To Retire After They Fight

Anthony Joshua has compared his career with rival Tyson Fury, claiming the Gypsy King should retire after they fight Anthony Joshua has urged Tyson Fury to retire soon – but not before he can face him. The Brit heavyweight star has risked ridicule by claiming the Gypsy King wouldn't be the best win on his record. But the WBA, IBF and WBO champion is keen on a clash next year with the WBC title holder and then wants to settle his feud with Deontay Wilder. Fury, 32, has been a pro since 2008 after he boxed all the way through his teenage years as an amateur. While Joshua, 30, didn't pick up a pair of gloves until he was 18 before turning pro in 2013 after he won Olympic gold at London 2012. “Fury has been professional much longer than me. He should be looking to retire soon," ...
‘If Tyson Fury wants to cement his legacy, I’m here and ready, I haven’t got fear’ – Anthony Joshua
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‘If Tyson Fury wants to cement his legacy, I’m here and ready, I haven’t got fear’ – Anthony Joshua

IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua has blasted heavyweight rival, Tyson Fury, saying it took him so long to fight for a world title. According to Joshua, he is not scared of the unbeaten Fury as his rival's ''career could be approaching its end.'' Fury turned professional in December 2008 and won his first world titles against Wladimir Klitschko seven years later in his 25th fight. Nigerian/British boxer, Joshua, needed just three years and 16 fights. Joshua went from being an Olympic gold medallist at London 2012 to a world champion just four years later but lost his unbeaten record and titles to Andy Ruiz Jr. Six months later in December 2019, he reclaimed the titles. Fury, the Ring, Lineal and WBC Heavyweight champion is undefeated and has been the hea...
I Will Batter Anthony Joshua Within The First Round – Tyson Fury
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I Will Batter Anthony Joshua Within The First Round – Tyson Fury

Anthony Joshua had predicted he will win Tyson Fury within six rounds when they meet in two heavyweight fights next year.Responding to Joshua’s prediction, Tyson Fury was blunt when he was asked how long it would take him to beat Anthony Joshua to be crowned undisputed heavyweight champion. “I will batter Joshua within the first round.” Fury said.The fights will determine the first undisputed champion since Lennox Lewis reign ended 20 years ago. WBA, IBF and WBO titles holder, Anthony Joshua predicted he will beat fury within six rounds when they meet next summer. Anthony Joshua must first win mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev, while Fury is to fight Deontay Wilder for a third time later this year.If Anthony Joshua and Fury go through, they will fight ag...
Tyson Fury Ranks Deontay Wilder Ahead of Anthony Joshua
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Tyson Fury Ranks Deontay Wilder Ahead of Anthony Joshua

Tyson Fury, Current World heavyweight champion, has insisted that American boxer, Deontay Wilder, is still the second-best heavyweight in the world ahead of British fighter, Anthony Joshua. The 31-year-old became a two-time world heavyweight champions after defeating Wilder in Las Vegas last February. Fury and Wilder are set to fight again for a trilogy fight later this year before the Gypsy King will contest against Joshua in 2021 to crown the undisputed heavyweight world champion. Joshua currently holds the IBF, WBA and WBO belts, but Fury believes his fellow British is below Wilder’s level. “Deontay Wilder is the second-best heavyweight in the world,” Fury told Queensbury Promotions YouTube channel. “I believe he knocks Anthony Joshua out and everyone behind m...
‘I’ll beat Andy Ruiz with an arm behind my back – Tyson Fury brags
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‘I’ll beat Andy Ruiz with an arm behind my back – Tyson Fury brags

Tyson Fury has come out to claim that he will beat Andy Ruiz with one arm behind his back. The British professional boxer won the unified WBA, IBF, WBO, IBO titles after defeating long-reigning world champion Wladimir Klitschko back in 2015. He is currently preparing for his bout with Otto Wallin, which will take place in Las Vegas on September 14, When asked about Andy Ruiz, the Mexican-American heavyweight that defeated Anthony Joshua, Fury, who also has a pending rematch with Deontay Wilder said could beat Andy Ruiz with one arm behind his back. Fury told TMZ Sports: ‘Listen, we never know what’s going to happen in life and I can never say no to anything. ‘But one thing I will say is, I will let the fans decide, which hand I put behind my back and beat Ruiz with the othe...
Details of Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury Deal for two Fights Revealed
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Details of Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury Deal for two Fights Revealed

Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury have agreed a 50-50 split for their first fight in 2021, the Daily Mail reports. There will, however, be a 10 percent jump going into the rematch. That means the sharing formula will change to 60-40 for the second fight. Joshua’s promoter, Eddie Hearn and Fury’s co-promoter Frank Warren have confirmed that progress has been made in talks over the double-header, especially the money part. However, there is still a lot of work to be done in making the fight. First, Fury and Joshua must first come through bouts with Deontay Wilder and Kubrat Pulev respectively. There is also the political tangle of Dillian Whyte’s status as mandatory challenger for Fury’s WBC title and unresolved discussions about the venue and date.
Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury Agree to two Blockbuster Fights
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Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury Agree to two Blockbuster Fights

Two blockbuster boxing fights are on the way, as heavyweights, Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury have agreed to face each other, Since Fury knocked out Wilder not quite long, Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn, as been trying to get the Brits to face each other. He seems to have gotten his wish. According to Eddie Hearn, terms are already in place for the British world heavyweight champions to go head to head. Though no contracts have been signed, Hearn expects WBA, IBF and WBO belt holder Joshua to face WBC champion Fury to determine the undisputed king of the heavyweight scene in 2021. Speaking with Sky Sports earlier today, he said; “We’re making great progress. There is still a lot to overcome. We are looking at venues and dates.” “We’re in a good place,” he add...
George Floyd: I Suffered Racism in 2020 -Tyson Fury
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George Floyd: I Suffered Racism in 2020 -Tyson Fury

World heavyweight champion, Tyson Fury, has said that he suffered racism in 2020. According to the British boxer, he and his wife, Paris Fury, were turned away from a restaurant in the United Kingdom due to his Traveller heritage. Fury said this while reacting to the racial justice protests taking place around the world following the killing of 46-year-old black American, George Floyd by a US policeman. The 31-year-old told GMB on Wednesday: “I think it is a terrible thing that’s happened with the guy [George Floyd] who has been choked – unacceptable behaviour from any colour or race of people. “A lot of riots have been going on in America, and I think they are trying to make a point and let people know it is unacceptable. “Blackout should not just be...

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